The Quietus | Savage Pencil on the Underside of Edwardian Culture

Legendary comic book artist and writer Savage Pencil discusses three Edwardian underground figures: Montague Summers, Austin Osman Spare and Louis Wain… From his ‘Rock ‘N’ Roll Zoo’ series for Sounds in the 1970s, to designing artwork for the likes of Sonic Youth, Sunn O))), The Fall and Current 93, under the name Savage Pencil he has established a wild, hallucinatory style – a trip that’s equal parts hilarious and terrifying.

Source: The Quietus | Features | Things I Have Learned | Savage Pencil On The Underside Of Edwardian Culture

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I was going to say he reminded me of Alan Moore, but Alan’s beard and hair are huge and Save-the-Pencil’s is scraggly and he barely has a pony tail.
I like comics a lot though.
I shall look into the Penci’s.
I like hand drawn work.